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Lt. Col. Eugene Georgescu, 5th Reconnaissance Squadron commander and U-2 command pilot, pops open the traditional bottle of champagne after completing his 2,000th hour flight at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, June 17, 2020. This flight solidifies Georgescu’s 2,000 flying hours spent with the U-2 since 2013. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Benjamin Bugenig)
Lt. Col. Eugene Georgescu

2,000 and Climbing: 5RS Commander Hits Milestone

Looking upon the curvature of the Earth from 70,000 feet is not your average office view, but for Lt. Col. Eugene Georgescu, 5th Reconnaissance Squadron commander, this is where he has spent 2,000 hours of his life.

Tech. Sgt. John Bishop, 8th Logistics Readiness Squadron NCO (Courtesy photo)
Tech. Sgt. John Bishop

8th Logistics Readiness Squadron NCO beats the odds

Standing outside an oil-slicked vehicle bay carefully sifting under the hood of a truck, Tech. Sgt. John Bishop inspects the coolant.

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Greg Nash
Col. John Gonzales and Col. Kevin Mantovoni

51st MSG welcomes new commander

U.S. Air Force Col. John Gonzales, 51st Fighter Wing commander, presents Col. Kevin Mantovoni, outgoing 51st Mission Support Group commander, with a Legion of Merit decoration during a change of command ceremony, June 18, 2020, at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea.

Alana Munoz Acevedo, a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Far East District project manager, works at her desk, Camp Humphreys, South Korea, May 28. Munoz Acevedo joined the district during COVID-19.
Alana Munoz Acevedo

Far East District on-boards new employees during COVID-19

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Far East District (FED) has on-boarded a few new employees during COVID-19. As this pandemic has changed the way operations occur globally, most of their transition to the district is unique due to the virus.

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U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Kelly Hannum, 51st Mission Support Group deputy commander, dons an Explosive Ordnance Disposal 10 Bomb Suit, May 18, 2020, at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea. Despite his setback of Tourette syndrome, which is a nervous system disorder involving repetitive movements or unwanted sounds, his condition didn’t prevent his ability to neutralize bombs. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Greg Nash)
U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Kelly Hannum

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Houston Jorgensen, 8th Operations Support Squadron weather forecaster, ensures the TMQ-53 is providing weather data to the laptop at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, May 8, 2020. The TMQ-53 is a portable, automated weather station used to set up in austere locations to attain weather data from the area. The equipment takes roughly 30 minutes for a two-member team to set up and 45 minutes for a lone member. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Anthony Hetlage)
Senior Airman Houston Jorgensen

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Kindra Morris, 8th Civil Engineer Squadron execution support engineering assistant, looks through an auto level on a tripod at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, May 8, 2020. The auto level gives engineering assistants the ability to get accurate readings to level out the ground. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jessica Blair)
Senior Airman Kindra Morris

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jessica Blair
Airman 1st Class Porter Thornton

U.S. Air Force Capt. Garret Bowman, 8th Fighter Wing deputy staff judge advocate, speaks with Senior Airman Oriana Beard, American Forces Network broadcaster, at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, April 17, 2020. Bowman highlighted the importance of setting safe situations while drinking to help prevent sexual assault and the different roles the legal office personnel play in sexual assault cases. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jessica Blair)
U.S. Air Force Capt. Garret Bowman

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jalleshia Miller, 8th Fighter Wing safety office occupational safety manager, performs a function test on an eyewash station during an inspection at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, April 22, 2020. As a member of the occupational safety team, Miller works to prevent injuries on and off the job. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Joshua Arends)
Tech. Sgt. Jalleshia Miller

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Quincy Moore, 8th Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels laboratory NCO in charge, performs a monthly sediment and water test on a refueling unit using an inline sampler at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, April 3, 2020. These inline samplers are used to grab the sample to verify the fuel quality. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jessica Blair)
U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Quincy Moore